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Singing their way to the world conference

  • Matheos Viktor Messakh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, May 11 2009   /  10:48 am

Singing for nature: The Al-Izhar Community Choir and Orchestra will perform at the 1st World Ocean Conference and the Coral Triangle Summit in Manado, North Sulawesi. JP/Matheos Viktor Messakh Singing in a choir or being part of an orchestra can be fun, especially when you share the stage with your nearest and dearest. That was how Anti Dwicahyono felt when she first joined the Islamic Al-Izhar Community Choir, given that her 15-year-old daughter Nadya Rifani plays guitar in the choir’s instrumental counterpart, the Al-Izhar Community Orchestra. “At first, I only accompanied my daughter to the choir and orchestra rehearsals, but then I thought, why not join the choir rather than simply waiting for my daughter? It’s fun and it makes me proud that my daughter is also there,” Anti said. The Al-Izhar Community Choir and Orchestra will perform for the represen...